Connecting Executive Pay to Performance
Given the availability of clinical data, population health data, and financial data, it is now possible to determine if executive compensation plans are driving or blocking organizational performance.
Schuylkill Health Faces the Future by Changing its Course
Healthcare system’s new strategic course included four major concurrent paths: performance improvement efforts, campus integration, search for a strategic partner, and two different debt financings.
How Ochsner Health System Uses E-Signatures and Self Check-In to Drive Patient Satisfaction
Ochsner Health System’s efficient check-in process addresses patients’ demand for convenience and expediency and saved the health system approximately $48,000 by decreasing document volume.
You Can’t Manage What You Can’t Measure: A Practical Guide for Population Health Management
Measuring population health strategies requires combining diverse sets of data, thinking like a payer, and identifying gaps in care.
Ask the Experts: Analyst Calls
As a hospital CFO, I often get calls from analysts saying they own our bonds and want to ask some questions. Should I return their calls?
Health Care 2020
This four-part series from HFMA is an environmental assessment designed to guide healthcare organizations in their strategic-planning efforts over the next several years.
Partnering With Healthcare Purchasers
Mount Sinai Health System partnered with a trade union to develop a bundled-payment program designed to improve patient outcomes and reduce the purchaser’s costs.
Does Price Transparency Work?
A recent Harvard study shows no patient spending decrease, but its parameters may overlook some key strategies.
Finding Value in Healthcare Innovation Centers
Henry Ford Health System is bringing new ideas to market through its innovation center, which is called the Innovation Institute.
Winning Direct Contracts with Employers
Pacific Business Group on Health, a leader in direct contracting, uses an extensive evaluation process to choose the provider organizations for its Employers Centers of Excellence Network.